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November 2005

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Judicial Milestones


Appointed: Jeffery A. Deller, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, October 6.

Appointed: C. Kathryn Preston, as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, October 11.

Appointed: Jeanne J. Graham, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, September 27.

Appointed: Patricia Sullivan, as U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, September 29.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Curtis Lynn Collier, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, succeeding U.S. District Judge R. Allan Edgar, October 8.

Elevated: U.S. District Judge Alicemarie H. Stotler, to Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, succeeding U.S. District Judge Consuelo Bland Marshall, October 1.

Senior Status: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Stephanie K. Seymour, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, October 16.

Senior Status: U.S. District Judge Consuelo Bland Marshall, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, October 24.

Retired: Chief U.S. District Judge John W. Bissell, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, September 1.

Retired: Senior U.S. District Judge Robert J. Staker, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, September 30.

Retired: Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John A. Rossmeissl, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Washington, October 18.

Retired: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Barbara J. Sellers, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio, October 10.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge James F. Stiven, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, October 5.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff, U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, September 20.

Retired: U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael L. Orenstein, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, September 1.

Resigned: U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven A. Felsenthal, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, September 30.

Resigned: U.S. Magistrate Judge Diane M. Welsh, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Philadelphia, September 30.

Deceased: Senior U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thomas A. Clark, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, September 4.

Deceased: Senior U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jesse E. Eschbach, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, October 25.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge Howell Cobb, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, September 16.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge James H. Michael, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, August 29.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge Milton L. Schwartz, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, October 3.

Deceased: Senior U.S. District Judge Clarence C. Newcomer, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, August 22.

Appointed: Paul A. Crotty, as U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, August 1.